Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you…Oh, it is?

May 23, 2008

muller-160.jpgIt’s time again for News or Spoof?, the game where I tell you something and you have to say if it’s real news, or just satire. Say I told you a car dealer is giving away a free handgun with every purchase? Yeah, that really happened. But now guess which one of these quotes the car dealer really said:

“I’ve got a gun in my pocket right now. I have a rifle in my truck.”

“We’ve got to shoot the coyotes out here, they’re attacking our cows.”

“Brussels sprouts as we now know them were grown possibly as early as the 1200s in what is now Belgium.”

 ”We all go to church on Sunday and we all carry guns.”

The answer is, he said all of them except the one about Brussels sprouts.

Carey Gillam reports:

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Car dealer Mark Muller

Screen grab from http://www.max71.com/

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It is refreshing to see Reuters shill in support of handguns. It is about time if you ask me.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Setting our sights on sales.
We aim to sell you a car.
Come on by and give us a shot.
You will love our high calibre staff.
We have a barrel full of deals in stock.
We beat the competition in the first round and every round.
You won’t have to rifle through your wallet with our zero down, zero percent credit.
Visit our showroom and scope out our inventory.
Our prices are bang on.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

oh shawn you kill me… and then just moments later another one… man. just remember guns dont kill folk, i do.

Posted by dan baston | Report as abusive

This Missouri car dealer also has a website about politics http://www.GunsAndGas.com. You might want to check it out, it has a lot more info than their dealership website.

btw. some of those are pretty funny, you might want to send them to the dealership. fyi. their dealership site is http://www.Max71.com.